DANCE FOR PARKINSON'S PROGRAM
Presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust
A community health partnership program between NOBA and the New Orleans JCC, modeled after the Mark Morris Dance Group's Dance for PD® program.
A Creative Movement Class for persons with Parkinson's Disease, their partners, caregivers, and friends - set to live music.
No dance experience required!
5342 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115
Drop off entrance on St. Charles Ave.; on street parking
Class Schedule - Fall 2017
CLICK HERE for a fall 2017 class flyer to share with friends and family!
Wednesdays, October 4 - December 13, 2017*
*No class on November 22
Lead Instructor: Kelly Harp Haber
Accompanist: Jeffrey Pounds
CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR FALL 2017 CLASSES
Participants must also submit a completed and signed registration form prior to attending their first class. CLICK HERE to download the form; blank copies are also available from the instructors prior to class.
"In this dance class, participants are not patients. The focus is not illness; it is living. It is self-expression, human connection, joie de vivre, beauty, love. It's magic; it's precious." -Dance for PD® program participant
"It's the perfect kind of movement for Parkinson's disease. A wonderful program" -Matthew Stern, MD, Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, University of Pennsylvania
Registration required; no cost to attend.
About the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust
Oscar Judah Tolmas, a lifelong resident of New Orleans was a Veteran of WWII, attorney and real estate developer, but horses and horse racing were his passions. In his last will and testament, he formed the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust to support charitable organizations with their mission of helping others. His legacy and generosity will live on in the hearts of many.
For more information or to register, please contact Millette White at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-522-0996 ext. 213.